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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> from the charging stations to the batteries, a smart grid technology that's going to make sure that we don't overwhelming our existing electrical system. that's all happening right here. >> reporter: the tesla starts at $57,000 but for many people browsing at the santana store, the main concern is how far the electric car can travel. >> it's a big change though to having a dedicated range, you can't go beyond. >> reporter: well that is another improvement the tesla s has a range of 200 miles. one big draw back, the waiting list is already nine months and now will probably get longer. live in fremont, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the details of just how ambitious california's $68 billion high rail plans are is now beginning to sink in. today experts said the portion linking los angeles will be a quote engineering feat. that part of the line must cross the ranges. federal regulators have already approved the first range. >>> microsoft and motorola went to court over a patent dispute. they will determine how much of a royalty microsoft should pay google. google bought motorol
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
unit at the richmond refinery will be fixed but not replaced with clean air technology. they revealed this to the bay area air quality management district. cleveland -- chevron will replace some of them. >>> the founder of the antivirus mcafee is wanted for murder they are looking for john mcafee in connection with the fatal shooting of his neighbor in belize. he was killed saturday night. there are reports that after the sale of his company for $ 100 million, mcafee moved to belize, where his life turned to guns, drugs, prostitution and violence. >>> united parcel service is no longer making donations to the boy scouts due to its antigay policies. the move follows an online petition protesting the gaunts which attracted 80,000 signatures. they gave $150,000 to the boy scouts in 2010. >>> investigators are still looking into the cause of a deadly indianapolis gas explosion while the homeowner is wondering if a faulty furnace is to blame. two people died in this blast which sparked a fire and shook homes up to three miles away. the owner said his daughter told him last week about a pro
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
wants to see ground face technology as well as better training for aircraft maintenance workers. >> we still have 35,000 fatalities anually, hundreds of thousands of injuries and we can and must do better. >> >> reporter: it's now up to congress and federal regulators to decide whether or not to actually require changes. >> california coastal commission unanimously rejected a plan. they wanted to trace network faults off the coast west of -- pg & e wanted it use air guns s create a three dimensional map, but that could create sound waves that could hurt the hearing of ocean life. >>> a firefighter suffered a minor injury to his arm after battling a house fire. crews from several agencies responded to the fire this morning. cher wood forest. it took firefighters 20 minutes to put the flames out, fortunately, the residents got out okay. >> >> california began to sell permits for green house gas emissions. it is aimed as dramatically reducing pollution that is believed to cause climate change. the board plans to release the date and the number of companies involved next monday. >>>
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
be sold to seigate technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their operations. no additional details was given. president obama called solyndra a model of green technology and then went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> kelley went to delaney and mike. the money will go toward financing classrooms and providing technology and supplies. >> want to give a very special shout out to students and their teacher. we got this on facebook. this is her first grade class. they collected canned goods for two local food kitchens. they came up with the idea. they made up posters and they collected 674 cans. way to go. first grade. >> that's great. not everybody can afford to put food on the table at thank giving so the food bank is trying to help out. how they are stuffing buses tonight. and what you can do to help. >> week from tomorrow the biggest shopping day of the year will be here. y may want to shop earlier. >> and if you are looking for extra cash there is an app for that. . >>> all right, black friday is just eight day away but the sales are starting. >> john shows us why you may have to shop while your family is still celebrating so you don't waste your money >> reporter: black friday, the day after thank giving a shopping day many of us plan for, wait for and stay up all night for. this year it's moving e
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> we were able to look at this new technology that allows a few scans to bring up a child's account versus a card or pin number. cards can get lost. pin numbers can get forgotten. >> rote now it's available in handful of schools and parents are concerned about privacy. right now less than 15% of parents opt out of the plan. >>> the howard county board of education is apologizing for having a seg gated school system 50 years ago. it was issued in a proclamation in a meeting last night. it said the school had failed to desegregate for nearly a decade after the case had ended separate but equal segregation if schools. >>> it seems like kind of a strange time for free toe lay to come out with a new version of cracker jacks, baked with caffeine. they're calling it cracker jacked. the high energy popcorn will only be marketed to adults. we want to know what you this. head to our website, and soundoff. is frito-lay taking the caffeine craze too far. >>> more than 18,000 people are out of work right now. >> and a snack staple is no more. hostess, the make are of treats
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
technology to find a general match between the victims and the suspect's brother. they were able to zero in on sanders. >>> in the south bay ground was broken on a major project to fix a freeway interchange that has been a huge headache for years. the $62 million project will include recon figuring the on and off ramps between interstate 280 and interstate 880 and building a new direct ramp from northbound 880 on to 280. it will also widen the stevens creek boulevard bridge. officials ask people to be patient during the construction. >> i know that it will be a burden for neighbors and even for motorists during the construction time. but we know it's going to be worth it. >> it is estimated that the project will be finished sop time in 2015. >> a federal judge in brooklyn, new york has reportedly given preliminary approval to a deal between credit card companies and retailers. the issue is alleged fee fixing. it would settle a lawsuit. they claim credit card companies conspired to fix the fees they charge stores. visa says it is fair. however a group representing the retailers doesn
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
requires the staffers to review their permit applications to employ best available control technology with respect to anything that would have to do with increasing air emissions. >> they have to upgrade to the current code. they are not allowed to go back to the way that factory was originally built and a lot of the piping thicknesses have changed. they will be required to do that. they cannot increase capacity. and any of the work they do has to be inspected not only by the city, but also by the air quality control board and the local fire department. reporting live from richmond in mobile5, i'm ken bastida. >>> i'm juliette goodrich live in livermore at the paragon outlet. they are getting ready for the big day tomorrow and check this out. it's the last-minute rush. how police plan to handle the crowds tomorrow coming up. >> then a new revelation about what keeps cancer patients alive. in a study of 300,000 people, how cancer seemed to be slowed by cutting off what it feeds on. ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we d
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